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Vector

Vector is an agent, such as an insect, capable of mechanically or biologically transferring a pathogen from one organism to another.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Vector
- Same as Radius vector.
- A directed quantity, as a straight line, a force, or a velocity. Vectors are said to be equal when their directions are the same their magnitudes equal. Cf. Scalar.
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